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Communications Coordinator (North Sydney)

Role Purpose:

The Communications Coordinator’s role is to support development, implementation and management of the Communications Program to effectively position White Ribbon in the external environment and in accordance with the Strategic Framework.
To manage the day to day operations of media and communications’ activities and effectively manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Content writing with a focus and preference on fundraising and PR.

White Ribbon Vision and Purpose:

White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end men’s violence against women and girls. White Ribbon Australia, as part of this global social movement, works through a primary prevention approach understanding that men are central to seeing the social change necessary to prevent men’s violence against women. Through community engagement, we engage men to stand up, speak out and act to influence the actions of men, demand change and drive gender equality.

Vision: A nation that respects women, in which every woman lives in safety free from all forms of men’s abuse.
Purpose: Engaging men to make women’s safety a man’s issue too.

White Ribbon Core Values:

  • Courage – courage in facing challenge and finding creative, innovative solutions
  • Integrity – ethical, honest and accountable to all
  • Respect – compassionate, honouring and acknowledging difference and upholding dignity
  • Collaboration – working collaboratively to drive positive social change
  • Leadership – leaders in driving lasting, positive, normative change

 Essential Selection Criteria


  • At least 3 years’ experience and demonstrated high level achievement in a communications and public relations role.

  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills including the capacity to write for use across a range of online and offline communication platforms and social marketing mediums.

  • Copy-writing expertise.

  • Great creativity and ability to conceptualize.

  • Proven experience in creating content.

  • Proven experience in managing stakeholder engagement.

  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills; high level of initiative.

  • High level attention to detail.

  • Ability to work cooperatively and flexibly to fulfill  individual and team performance.

  • Willingness to work and travel outside of business hours.

  • High level time management skills including in handling multiple, simultaneous tasks and meeting deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to connect with people.

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in communications, public relations and media.


  • Experience in community services or the not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience in community services or the not-for-profit sector.
  • An understanding of WH&S principles in the workplace.
  • Other related qualifications e.g. business administration.

A full position description is attached here.

Please address your application to HR Manager, White Ribbon Australia: using the subject line: Communications Coordinator via White Ribbon Australia.

We would like to commence interviewing in the week of 22 January 2018.

All applicants MUST submit a covering letter, resume and address the selection criteria. Any application that does not address these areas will not be considered.

This full time role is based in North Sydney and the salary band is from FTE$70K – $80K (inclusive 9.5% superannuation).

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